Coleman's Chromodoris / Sea Slug

Coleman's Chromodoris Coleman's Chromodoris
Coleman's Chromodoris

Credit: Johan Folmeus

Coleman's Chromodoris

Credit: Johan Folmeus

Coleman's Chromodoris / Sea Slug Chromodoris colemani

Coleman's Chromodoris (Chromodoris colemani) is a small nudibranch / sea slug found in the Western Pacific, Coral Triangle, and parts of South-East Asia. It can sometimes be confused or misidentified with the Magnificent Chromodoris (Chromodoris magnifica), which is similar in size and colouration.

Scientific Rank
Mollusca (Mollusks / Molluscs)
Order: Nudibranchia (Nudibranchs)
Family: Chromodorididae (Chromodorididae)
Genus: Chromodoris (Chromodoris)
Species: Chromodoris colemani
Average Size: 2 centimetres

Coleman's Chromodoris / Sea Slug - Where Can You Find Them When Scuba diving?


  • Similan Islands
  • Richelieu Rock
  • Hin Daeng
  • Koh Haa
  • Surin Islands
  • Hin Muang
  • Koh Tachai


  • Ari Atoll
  • Addu Atoll
  • Male Atoll
  • Vaavu Atoll
  • Meemu Atoll
  • Rasdhoo Atoll
  • Thaa Atoll
  • Lhaviyani Atoll
  • Baa Atoll
  • Noonu Atoll
  • Raa Atoll


  • Komodo
  • Raja Ampat
  • Lombok
  • Bali
  • Lembeh
  • Ambon
  • Banda
  • Cenderawasih Bay
  • Misool
  • Forgotten Islands
  • Maumere


  • Mergui Archipelago


Data not yet available


  • The Brothers
  • Elphinstone
  • Thistlegorm Wreck
  • Daedalus
  • Ras Mohamed
  • Abu Nuhas
  • St. John's
  • Abu Galawa Soraya
  • Salem Express
  • Gubal
  • Zabargad Island
  • Rocky Island

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